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Reviewed 5 December 2013

I love this place! It's amazing! Friendly staff n just a hop skip n a jump to the Beach! My Granddaughter loved it! The room was a bit small no table space for my Granddaughter to sit but she loved the "Princess" Bed n the Jacuzzi Tub! Late Checkout was greatly appreciated!! Will definately stay here again!! Staff made us...

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Coarsegold, California
Reviewed 1 December 2013

My sister and I arrived and found our room to be clean but tired. The mattresses were great. The Inn provided each room/guests with a lovely home baked pie for Thanksgiving. The downside is the three 13 step flights of stairs to our 3rd floor room. NO elevator for us, age 79 and 76. Took 3 trips up the stairs...

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cahotelguy, Owner at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

First thank you for noticing new mattresses ..our renovation of Inn will be completed by summer. Next guests will see all new art work in hotel ,and new lobby with welcoming fireplace and new lobby furniture. You also noticed new services fresh baked cookies all day plus our unique pie social every evening at 8 pm .some of older traditions...

Paris
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Avila Beach is a newly redeveloped beach resort just south of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant and a nearby earthquake fault. In the '99s, the entire town was razed to allow a toxic clean up of petroleum that leaked into a huge underground plume from oil storage tanks on the hill above the Inn at Avila Beach. The Inn...

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cahotelguy, Owner at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

One of more interesting reviews we've ever seen on Trip Advisor. .. Appears you always wanted to be travel writer , certainly never to late to start new career . Seems like you don't like a lot things in your review , United States , The Central Coast ,Avila Beach ,, ,,don't like clean quiet beaches ,small towns , or...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2013

We booked this at the last minute as we were in Yosemite NP during the Government Shutdown and had our reservation cancelled,. Instead of staying in the area, we decided to go for a beach stay. We paid $199 for a "Courtyard" room, which turned out to overlook the car park (no courtyard). The hotel overlooks Avila Beach and is...

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cahotelguy, Owner at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for kind and thoughtful review .Last winter we restuccoed and repainted hotel,replaced all hallways flooring ,redid all oceanfront units and updated our roof top deck. This winter we will completely renovate all remaining rooms with new everything all way to studs and start over again .each room will have fireplace ,jacuzzi tub for two multi head showers, our...

Cloverdale, California
Reviewed 29 November 2013

The Inn at Avila Beach is like staying at a friend's beach condo. Many of the comforts of home are available to you. Yes, you may find little things like peeling wallpaper, but there's a large flat screen in each room with a library of videos in the lobby if you want to decompress in your room, a refrigerator for...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 November 2013

Inn is well located just across the road from the beach front. It's on a rise from the main "promenade" which improves the view. Saw dolphins from the balcony as the sun set. Inn is very friendly with Free cookies (nice too), hot chocolate and reasonable coffee all included. Hot fruit pies at 8pm also went down well. On the...

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 14 November 2013

I made reservations for a Friday/Saturday night stay on the web site. Had an Ocean Front King room confirmed. Upon arrival was told I'd been assigned the "family suite" room, instead. I asked if it was "ocean front" and was told, "Oh, it has a living room, a bath...and the ocean view will be from the bedroom." This room is...

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cahotelguy, Owner at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review..We strive to do our best in accommodating all requests,but in some cases that doesnt appear possible . In checking with our staff you orginally DID book a family suite and when you arrived you, than requested oceanfront which was not available ,we tried our best we could to accommodate your last minute request and...

Grand Terrace, California, United States
Reviewed 8 November 2013

First time staying here and I got to stay wow. Being able to sleep with the sounds of the waves was the best the ocean front room were awesome The staff was great really made you feel at home if you want to relax this a the place for you we are already planning a return trip.

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Mill Valley, California
Reviewed 1 November 2013

I have stayed here twice, and had a wonderful experience both times. Even though I have never stayed in the ocean view rooms, I went to sleep each night to the sound of the ocean waves. The rooms are eclectic and very unpretentious (they still use keys), but everything you could want is included and the entire hotel is very...

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cahotelguy, Owner at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

Thank you ! we are halfway through our major renovation ..The oceanfront and spa rooms have really turned out as we had hoped .The rest hotel will be completed in Spring .In addition to 10 more spa rooms (jacuzzi tubs for two,fireplaces, multi head showers,) we are going to have five spectular theme suites ...we should have information on our...

Midpines, California
Reviewed 21 September 2013

My husband and I have been staying here for years on our anniversary and we've never had a bad stay. The staff is welcoming and always happy to meet your needs. Even back in the oil spill days staying in Avila was wonderful! Actually I think it was even better, because we only wanted to relax on our vacation, we...

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cahotelguy, Owner at Inn at Avila Beach, responded to this review

First congrats on 30years ! And especially thank you for choosing to spend it with us ...more and more the Inn has become "THE " place to spend birthdays and anniversaries or just to get away . We know you have many choices to stay ,so it means alot to us that you come back every year . We are...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your Ocean Front Avila Beach Hotel. Imagine Your Best Friend's Beach House. That's Us. Tucked away in the sleepy town of Avila Beach - located smack dab the middle of San Francisco and Los Angeles on the Central Coast of California - rests the Inn at Avila Beach. Although we invite our guests to enjoy as much relaxation as they wish, we are everything but boring. We are different - on purpose - and that's the way we like it. ... more   less 

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Address: 256 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA 93424
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Avila Beach
Price Range: $280 - $631 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Inn at Avila Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Avila Beach
#2 Family Hotel in Avila Beach
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